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Address: Playa Las Gatas, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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+52 755 554 6003

Carlo Scuba is a 3 generation PADI dive center located on playa las Gatas...

Carlo Scuba is a 3 generation PADI dive center located on playa las Gatas since 1962.PADI instruction is offered from beeginners to instructor courses,as well as many specialties like photography,deep diver,underwater navigator,night diver,nitrox diver,multilevel diver and more.Carlo scuba is the only facility with NITROX in ixtapa-zihuatanejo.Our PADI discover scuba program is the best option to learn to dive in 3 hours.We also offer great food at Chez Camille's Restaurant and other water activities like snorkel tours,kayaks and fishing trips.Come and enjoy the fun and safety CARLO SCUBA has offered for almost 50 years!!

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Best Scuba Instructor

My husband and 2 kids took their 4 open dives here. Thierry the owner of Carlo Scuba was excellent in communicating with me before we got to Ixtapa. Always responded to my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and 2 kids took their 4 open dives here. Thierry the owner of Carlo Scuba was excellent in communicating with me before we got to Ixtapa. Always responded to my emails and answered all questions. The instructor my family had was Jessica and she was the nicest person. Extremely knowledgeable and made them feel so comfortable and reassured... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been diving with Thierry for quite a few years now and it's always the best. This time around he had a new dive master take us out and the experience was just as great. We were picked up at the dock in the main part of town and boated over to the shop on Las Gatas beach. The gear/equipment at... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Today had an excellent 2 tank dive with Jessica and Salvador. Equipment and their dive skills and knowledge of area excellent. Great service attitude. They really make an extra effort to insure that you have a good experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My kids did their scuba diver certification and I was impressed with the professional but fun atmosphere at Carlos Scuba. They accommodated our large group with some scuba divers and some snorkelers and everyone had a great time. We also did a snorkelling trip to Manzanillo bay - which was great. Jess is a really good scuba instructor, Thierry takes... More 

Thank Melanie M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We dove with Carlo Scuba in November 2016. Thierry and his staff were amazing. Thierry let us know upfront that the conditions and visibility weren't the best on the day we were going out and went over some options with us. We did 2 dives, and even though the visibility wasn't great, we had a blast. After diving, we hung... More 

1 Thank Kim R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Thierry with Carlo Scuba is the best! My friend and I went on two tank dives with him for every day we could while there. After he had our gear he kept it and met us on the beach all ready to go every morning - we were so well taken care of... He then brought our gear back to... More 

1 Thank Cheri H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Carlo Scuba because of the TA recommendations and we have not been disappointed! Thierry has been absolutely wonderful giving us incredible personal and attentive service. He makes sure we have everything we need and has taken our equipment back to his shop everyday and rinsed and dried it and brought it back to us nicely folded and organized... More 

2 Thank Nancy H
Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Thierry was an excellent dive master over the four dives we had with Carlo Scuba last November. He proactively contacted us when he prudently decided to delay the departure of our first dive due to weather. Once the weather passed he picked us up at the pier in Zihuatanejo and took us to his shop on the beach across the... More 

1 Thank Talmoose
Martinez, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My girlfriend and I are novice (certified) scuba divers, and our two tank dives with Thierry at Carlo Scuba were awesome! Thierry made us both super comfortable and his crew was extremely helpful when we were putting on our equipment in choppy waters. We happened to see pretty large schools of fish and a sea turtle which was really neat.... More 

Thank James H
Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We did three days of two-tank dives with Carlo Scuba. Carlo Scuba has well maintained equipment if you are going to rent and the boat and skipper are great. Thierry was very patient with my wife, who is a novice that just received her Basic Open Water cert. We plan to return to Zihua, and when we do, we won't... More 

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